Big weekend of International Champions Cup action | Preview and Odds

The International Champions Cup pre-season tournament is in full swing, and this weekend sees some of the top teams from across the globe facing off against each other.

Our football betting expert brings you the best odds from these fixtures.

Manchester United v Liverpool

One of the most famous Premier League derbies taking place in a 107,000 capacity stadium in the north of the US is a peculiar sight for many traditionalists but it is sure to be an excellent occasion.

With Manchester United considerably weakened by the resting of World Cup players, Liverpool are rightly considered favourites.

With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane both featuring in the summer warm ups. I like the value of a Liverpool win with a -1 handicap, available at 12/5 with

Bayern Munich v Manchester City

In our second European clash on American shores, Bayern Munich take on Manchester City in Miami.

Both teams have largely fielded reserve teams during this pre-season after many first team members took part in the recent World Cup.

Some of the Citizens youngsters may be overawed by the occasion of Bayern Munich in a daunting US stadium and the Bavarian side have already dispatched PSG in this tournament. Bayern Munich are very easy to back at evens.

Barcelona v Tottenham Hotspur

Barcelona make their first appearance in the competition this year, and face a Tottenham team that saw off Roma without breaking a sweat.

Taking place in the historic Rose Bowl in California, both teams should offer an exciting game of football.

Despite being a pre-season friendly, both teams will want to hit the ground running after disappointing campaigns by their own standards. I think this will be a goal fest, and over 3.5 goals is very attractive at 11/8.

Arsenal v PSG

Arsenal face PSG in the last of the Asia based games in this year’s tournament, and in the searing heat of Singapore the game could offer some firepower.

Arsenal’s young guns played very well against Atletico Madrid last time out and this is another exciting test for Unai Emery’s team.

PSG are as unpredictable as they come and even their bench has superstars, but all eyes will be on a young Timothy Weah, son of iconic footballer George, to continue his good form. Weah to score any time is 5/2, and a PSG win is 3/1. Both offer excellent value.

Chelsea v Inter Milan

A Chelsea side that is a big unknown under charismatic new manager Maurizio Sarri take on free spending Inter Milan who have captured some of the biggest names in Italian football during the off-season.

A lot of eyes will be on the game at the Allianz Riviera, as many will be interested to see if Sarri favours the 5-2-3 of his predecessor or the 4-3-3 he enjoyed with such success in Italy.

In a game that should involve many talented players, back both teams to score and Chelsea to win at 5/2.




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